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Graduation 2014: Jesuit High

Graduates check phones and chat before Jesuit High School’s commencement ceremony Thursday evening at Ruth Eckerd Hall in Clearwater.

JIM DAMASKE | Times

Graduates check phones and chat before Jesuit High School’s commencement ceremony Thursday evening at Ruth Eckerd Hall in Clearwater.

JESUIT HIGH

VALEDICTORIAN: Daniel G. Wilson

SALUTATORIAN: Douglas M. Henry

SPEAKERS: The Rev. Douglas J. Hypolite, S.J. ; Henry; Barry J. Neuburger; Wilson; the Rev. Richard C. Hermes, S.J.

BEST ADVICE: "Under the weight of adversity, we may bend, but not break." — Wilson

FAMOUS QUOTE: "Life moves pretty fast. If you don't stop and look around once in a while, you may miss it." — Ferris Bueller

CLASS ACCOMPLISHMENT: 141 seniors — or 83% of the graduating class — received 386 academic or athletic scholarships exceeding $12.4 million.

MILESTONE: Jesuit High is celebrating its 115-year anniversary.

MUSICAL INTERLUDE: The Jesuit High School Chamber Orchestra played several selections before the ceremony. Many in attendance joined in singing the "na na na nas" for Hey Jude.

Nicole Zakrzewski, University of Florida, tb-two* staff

Graduation 2014: Jesuit High 05/29/14 [Last modified: Tuesday, June 3, 2014 5:58pm]
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